Thu 25 July, 2019

BrandPost: Part 3: Assessing Your WAN Strategy: Resiliency and Security at Branch Locations

2019-07-25T20:44:47+03:00Thu 25 July, 2019|Tags: , |

In part 1 of this 3-part series on how to conduct a wide-area network assessment and determine necessary updates, we looked at foundational issues including current challenges and objectives. Part 2 examined considerations around applications and bandwidth. In this third and final installment we’ll ..

Tue 23 July, 2019

BrandPost: Part 2: Before Making WAN Changes, Consider Your Bandwidth and Application Requirements

2019-07-25T20:44:58+03:00Tue 23 July, 2019|Tags: , |

In part 1 of this 3-part series on how to conduct a wide-area network assessment and prepare for WAN updates, we looked at foundational issues such as current challenges and objectives. In this installment, we’ll examine considerations around applications and bandwidth. As with part 1, my source for..

Tue 23 July, 2019

BrandPost: Digital Transformation: Can SD-WAN Help Strengthen Application Security in a Cloud-First World?

2019-07-25T20:45:04+03:00Tue 23 July, 2019|Tags: , |

The majority of enterprise CIOs are of in the midst of a digital transformation journey, migrating more of their business applications and infrastructure from their own data centers to the cloud. These applications include real-time voice calling, video conferencing, email, storage, CRM, and many ot..

Wed 17 July, 2019

MPLS is hanging on in this SD-WAN world

2019-07-25T20:45:16+03:00Wed 17 July, 2019|Tags: , |

The SD-WAN networking market is booming and is expected to grow to $17 billion by 2025, and no wonder. Software-defined wide-area networking eliminates the need for expensive routers and does all the network connectivity in the cloud. Among its advantages is the support for secure cloud connectivity..

Tue 16 July, 2019

BrandPost: Know the True Business Drivers for SD-WAN

2019-07-25T20:45:22+03:00Tue 16 July, 2019|Tags: , |

If a software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) vendor calls you up and says you need their product because it will help you save money, hang up the phone. Okay, maybe you shouldn’t hang up the phone—but you should at least tell him that he’s selling his product wrong. It’s true that the early conversations abo..

Tue 21 May, 2019

BrandPost: Mobility and SD-WAN, Part 2: Is SD-WAN the Super-Glue That Will Bring 5G and all the Edges Together?

2019-05-27T12:52:49+03:00Tue 21 May, 2019|Tags: , |

This is the second blog of a two-part blog series that explores SD-WAN and the future of networking in the 5G era. Part 1 “SD-WAN with 4G LTE is a Reality” can be found here. 5G, a game-changer for an ultra-high-speed, hyperconnected worldTelecommunications providers are racing to roll out the fifth..